Radford vs. Siena: Full Game Preview
|Radford||J Green 15.0||J Green 8.3||R Price 2.6|
|Siena||O Anosike 12.7||O Anosike 11.5||E Hymes 3.6|
Siena hosts Radford at Times Union Center on Sunday. It gets started at 12 p.m. EST. The Saints have not played the Highlanders since the 2000-01 season, when they won 67-59.
In their last matchup on Feb. 16, Trenity Burdine put up 12 points for the Saints in a loss to Loyola (MD), 80-57. He contributes 3.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 7.6 points per game. For the Highlanders, Javonte Green finished with 23 points and 5 rebounds in the 72-66 loss to Campbell on Feb. 19. He contributes a team-leading 15 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game, and 2.1 steals per game.
- Siena has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (55.1 percent to 41.2 percent).
- The top-ranking players between the two conferences for points, rebounds, field goals made, free throws made, three-pointers, and blocks are in the MAAC.
- The MAAC has a stronger schedule this year compared to the Big South (No. 17 vs. No. 31).
- O.D Anosike is ranked 2nd nationally in rebounds.
- Siena has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Radford (three vs. one).
- The MAAC has 2 teams - Canisius (38.4 percent) and Iona (38.2 percent) - that shoot a better three-point percentage than the Big South leader, Liberty (36.6 percent).
- Siena has more wins over the last 5 years than Radford (110 vs. 73).
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Siena currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (965 to 929) than Radford, per the NCAA.
- The MAAC had more close games in conference (so the games are more exciting to watch) than in the Big South.
- Even computers respect Siena more. Siena has a better RPI this season than Radford (RPI: No. 295 vs. No. 311).
- The MAAC performed much better in non-conference close games than the Big South (56.7 percent vs. 27.6 percent).
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